National Geographic Readers: Race Day!

Author: Gail Tuchman

Publisher: National Geographic Society

ISBN: 1426312385

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! The driver zips up her jumpsuit and squeezes through her racecar window. Engines rev. Tires SCREECH and SQUEAL...and they’re off! Around and around the cars go VVVRRRROMMMMM! Pit stops! CRASHES! POPPED tires! Race to the finish line...and the checkered flag SNAPS down. Race day roars into life in this breathless book. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

Race Day!

Author: Gail Tuchman,National Geographic Kids

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781426317996

Category: Automobile racing

Page: 24

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It's race day The cars are in the pits for one last check until the driver zips her jumpsuit, squeezes through the window of her car and is pushed to the starting line. In this book the excitement of race day comes alive.

Race Day

Author: Gail Tuchman

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426306121

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Young readers are invited along on an automobile race, where they can see what it is like to race, take pit stops, and zoom around other cars.

Things That Go! Collection

Trucks; Planes; Trains; Race Day

Author: National Geographic,Amy Shields

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 142631972X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 120

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This high-interest, educationally vetted series of National Geographic Pre-Readers uses visual representation, repetition and recognition to teach kids the most basic building blocks of reading. Simultaneous.

Race Day

Author: National Geographic Learning

Publisher: National Geographic

ISBN: 9780792246671

Category: Education

Page: 24

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Looks at facts and figures of a 26-mile race.

National Geographic Readers: Cats vs. Dogs

Author: Elizabeth Carney

Publisher: National Geographic Society

ISBN: 1426311699

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Chocolate or vanilla? Creamy peanut butter or crunchy? Cats or dogs? On some matters in life, every kid must take a stance. Ever since the first youngster in history had a pet, cats vs. dogs has been a hotly debated issue at recesses and lunch tables worldwide. Which one's better? Smarter? This reader presents the facts in fun and informative fashion. Kids will love the stimulating Level 3 text as they decide the answer to this question for themselves. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information. From the Trade Paperback edition.

National Geographic Reader: Travel and Tourism

Author: National Geographic Learning

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285084403

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 50

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Bring your learning to life with compelling images, media and text from National Geographic. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC LEARNING READER: TRAVEL AND TOURISM w/PAC eBOOK will help you develop a clearer understanding of the world around you through engaging content. This reader is designed to be used in combination with several core texts in hospitality, travel and tourism. Used as a supplement with two strong brands of National Geographic and Delmar Learning, this reader will bring relevancy, and first-hand accounts from countries around the world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

National Geographic Readers: Great Migrations Elephants

Author: Laura Marsh

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 142631311X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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This exciting reader follows the story of the longest and the most demanding elephant migration on the planet. Living at the furthest corners of the hot and dry Sahara Desert, the very margins of where elephants can survive, hundreds of these great creatures make a dangerous but necessary journey as their main source of food and water dries up and they must go in search of more. Battling 120-degree heat, sandstorms, and fierce thunderstorms, these amazing animals travel 35 miles a day in a race against time in search of the bare essentials of life. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit www.natgeoed.org/commoncore for more information.

Arm und reich

die Schicksale menschlicher Gesellschaften

Author: Jared M. Diamond

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596149674

Category: Kontinent - Gesellschaft - Entwicklung - Umweltfaktor - Vor- und Frühgeschichte

Page: 550

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Great Migrations

Elephants

Author: Laura Marsh

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781426307430

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Introduces African elephants, including what they eat, how they travel in groups, their migration patterns, and how they care for their young.

National Geographic

Behind America's Lens on the World

Author: Howard S. Abramson

Publisher: Random House Value Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Nature

Page: 279

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Traces the history of National Geographic magazine, examines its accomplishments, and assesses the magazine's influence on the nation

Der Ruf der Stille

Die Geschichte eines Mannes, der 27 Jahre in den Wäldern verschwand

Author: Michael Finkel

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641169240

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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Sehnsucht nach Stille - wie Christopher Knight 27 Jahre in der Wildnis lebte. Im Sommer 1986 begibt sich Christopher Knight auf einen Roadtrip von Massachusetts nach Maine und verschwindet in den Wäldern. 27 Jahre lang bleibt er dort, abgeschieden von der Welt, ohne menschlichen Kontakt, bis er wegen Diebstahls gefasst wird: Er hatte Essen geklaut. In einem einfachen Zelt überlebte Knight die härtesten Winter, weil er klug wie ein Eichhörnchen Vorräte gebunkert und alles darauf ausgerichtet hatte, nicht zu erfrieren. In den nahegelegenen Ferienhäusern versorgte er sich mit Lebensmitteln, Kleidung und Büchern und verstörte als unheimliches Phantom die Bewohner von North Pond. Der Journalist Michael Finkel hat das außergewöhnliche Leben des Chris Knight dokumentiert. Entstanden ist eine fesselnde Story, die den fundamentalen Fragen über ein gutes Leben nachgeht und das tief bewegende Porträt eines Mannes hinterlässt, der sich seinen Traum erfüllte: ein Leben in absoluter Stille.

Erledigt in Paris und London

Author: George Orwell

Publisher: Diogenes Verlag AG

ISBN: 3257602464

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Nach seiner Demission als Polizeioffizier in Burma landet Orwell 1933 in den Slums: bei den Arbeitslosen, Asozialen in Paris, wo er sich als Küchenhilfe in einem Luxusrestaurant verdingt; bei den Pennern von London, mit denen er durch die Gossen und Asyle pilgert. Der unsentimentale, erschütternde Bericht eines Betroffenen.

The Roaring 20

The First Cross-country Air Race for Women

Author: Margaret Whitman Blair

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780792253891

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Celebrates the courage and drive of a collection of amazing aviators who took part in the first cross-country air race for women in 1929 from California to Ohio, featuring famed-flyers Opal Kunz and Florence Pancho Barnes.